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Unformatted text preview: As an economics major, I always tend to view things based on a monetary basis. Illegal immigrants do help the United States by performing certain jobs that most Americans would not want to perform and also by working for lower wages. However, these illegal immigrants do not pay taxes and therefore the legal, tax-paying citizens of America are forced to pay more for an additional 13 million people to have free education and health care. I do not think amnesty is the solution and I certainly do not think that the United Stated can deport 13 million people; so, the answer to the immigration issue probably lies somewhere in the middle....
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- Spring '08